A beneficiary receives cash to buy food and other necessities. Copyright: WFP/Ximena Loza

Paraguay: "Thanks to This Money, I Will Contribute to My Home Again"

The World Food Programme distributed cash and vouchers as part of its emergency response to the local population affected by floods in the Ñeembucu department, Paraguay. As many as 1.575 flood-hit families benefited from cash and vouchers, an innovative WFP modality under implementation in four districts of Ñeembucu: Pilar, Villa Albin, Cerrito and Umbu Island.

Overview

Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in Latin America: of its 9.5 million population, two thirds overall – 80 percent in rural areas – live below the poverty line.

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